Southwest Louisiana's law enforcement and public safety agencies work hand-in-hand with each other, in partnership with area residents. They strive to provide a high level of public safety and security. The area's crime rate is below national average due to the resilience of area law enforcement. In addition, the area has excellent crime prevention programs such as Crime Stoppers and Neighborhood Watch that continue to have a positive impact in the region.
For more information contact one of our regional law enforcement agencies:
Allen Parish Sheriff’s Office - (337) 639-4353
Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office - (337) 462-2400
Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office - (337) 775-5111
Thirteen area hospitals are located in Southwest Louisiana, providing approximately 1,280 beds. Over 300 physicians practice in region, with a number of dentists, oral surgeons and orthodontists supplementing that number. The Emergency Medical Service of Southwest Louisiana trains EMTs and paramedics. A "911" emergency system; radio communication service with hospital emergency rooms; ambulance service through auto, helicopter, and jet transport have been established to serve our region.